Jon Brodkin

When slow downloads hit an app developer, only Comcast customers suffered

App developer Panic Inc. knew it had a network problem when customers began complaining about trouble downloading and updating Panic apps.

“Dig Once” rule requiring fiber deployment is finally set to become US law

A simple policy that could speed up fiber Internet deployment throughout the US is finally on track to become US law.

Chairman Pai’s supporters say he’s gone too far with plan that hurts poor people

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai can usually count on support from broadband industry lobbyists and conservative think tanks each time he announces a new policy.

Charter appeals court loss, still claims it can’t be punished for slow speeds

Charter Communications is appealing a court ruling that said the ISP must face a lawsuit alleging the company falsely promised fast Internet speeds that Charter knew it could not deliver.

AT&T has good and bad news for users of its limit-ridden unlimited plans

AT&T raised the price of one unlimited smartphone data plan by $5 a month and lowered the price of another by $10, for single-line users.

Why states might win the net neutrality war against the FCC

[Analysis] Can states force Internet service providers to uphold net neutrality? That's one of the biggest unanswered questions raised by the Federal Communications Commission vote to repeal its net neutrality rules.

Charter fails to defeat lawsuit alleging false Internet speed promises

Charter Communications cannot use the federal network neutrality repeal to avoid a lawsuit over slow Internet speeds in New York, the state's Supreme Court ruled.

President Trump’s infrastructure plan has no dedicated money for broadband

President Donald Trump's new 10-year plan for "rebuilding infrastructure in America" doesn't contain any funding specifically earmarked for improving Internet access.

FCC report finds almost no broadband competition at 100Mbps speeds

If you live in the US and want home Internet service at speeds of at least 100Mbps, you will likely find one Internet service provider in your area or none at all.

Sorry, FCC: Charter will lower investment after net neutrality repeal

The Federal Communications Commission's quest to prove that killing network neutrality is somehow raising broadband investment recently focused on Charter Communications.